Tipsy Turvy Bottles

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Tipsy Turvy Bottles is a "you-do-as-I-do" comedy routine similar to the Passe Passe Bottles. The magician and spectator both each have a bottle and a tube which will fit over them. They both cover their bottle and invert them. But, no matter what they do, the spectator's bottle always land upside down and the performer's upright. It's repeated again and again to a succession of surprising laughs.
Ad in Tops Vol.6 (1941)


Abbott's marketed a version in the early 1940’s. A later version by U.F. Grant was called Tricky Bottles, created by Jim Swoger, added a kicker ending in which the magician's bottle finally turns up-side down.
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